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Top Shelf Big Band

Aug 11, Friday - 10pm
Swing Stage

Top Shelf Big Band brings the swinging sounds of live jazz and ballroom dancing to life.  Enjoy vintage jazz and standards made famous by groups like Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Glenn Miller and Les Brown with this 17-piece orchestra.

From swing to ballads to Latin staples, this community band focuses on sounds from the big band era. Their music crosses generations, cultures and musical tastes. With a sound perfect for dancers and jazz fans alike, Top Shelf is dedicated to making the experience of live big band music available in the communities where they live and work.

From swing to ballads to Latin staples, this community band focuses on sounds from the big band era. Their music crosses generations, cultures and musical tastes. With a sound perfect for dancers and jazz fans alike, Top Shelf is dedicated to making the experience of live big band music available in the communities where they live and work.


Personnel

Andy Ritger, alto saxophone
Nathan Howland, alto saxophone
Jerry Zis, tenor saxophone
Mark Beyer, tenor saxophone
Robert Marr, baritone saxophone
John Fitzhugh, trombone
Jason Loveman, trombone
Miguel Reyes, trombone
Bill Sommerfeld, trombone
Patrick Collins, trumpet
David Welsch, trumpet
Anish Prasai, trumpet
Tom Woo, trumpet
Joe Samuels, piano
David Lake, bass
Cifford Samoranos, guitar
Kevin Surace, drums
Adrianne Grady, vocals